Great Speeches and Interviews: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington?
Paul Smith is a candidate for Congress. He's running in the 5th District of California which is in Sacramento. He spoke on his background, why he is running, and his views on housing crisis, flooding, foreign policy, and many other issues. Recorded July 15, 2008 in Sacramento, CA.
"Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" is a 1939 film about a naive and idealistic man who is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.